Screeplay loglines

The Placeholder – It seems that everybody Bean flirts with, makes out with, dates, lives with and loves finds love in the context of their relationship with someone else. While searching for a sublet apartment, she decides to give love a break.
(winner, Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition)

Power Point - On the eve of a most important meeting with a venture capitalist to seek investment in their life-changing project, everything goes wrong as one business partners lays dead in the apartment and strange guests keep pouring in.

Toast - A puppet maker whose career is going nowhere meets an importer of third world Christmas ornaments at a wedding when she steals the gift he’s brought to give the bride and groom. They find themselves embroiled in a scheme to smuggle uncut diamonds into the country via weddings.
(winner, Fearless Productions Screenplay Competition)

Mzungu, written by Julia Barnett and Amy Neswald - A young woman travels to Kenya to teach music at an orphanage and falls in love with an African man searching for his mother who is trapped between war zones in the Sudan.

Repo Santa – You know the face of Christmas is changing when Nick Claus, aka Santa uses his unique and magical skill set to help a home appliance repo-man win back his rightful shares of his family's department store Rudemart from his ambitious brother through a store sponsored home appliance "repo-race."

Insincere – An artist whose bread and butter job is document forgery for white collar criminals is blackmailed into keeping a hostage by a dangerous one night stand.

Insincere jumps time between the story of an artist whose bread and butter job is document forgery for white collar criminals is blackmailed into keeping a hostage by a dangerous one night stand and two years later, when the hostage, a "retired on duty" detective uses the last of his resources to find her.

Mary Sunshine –  Clay, 34, goes home to visit his estranged dying grandmother at the request of his eccentric uncles to discover that he's been called to impersonate his dead father in the hopes that him being there will help her die.

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